Movember Discovery Grants


Prostate Cancer Canada


The Discovery Grant program supports junior investigators and allows more established investigators to pursue new important directions. The goal is to support researchers to generate preliminary data in prostate cancer research that would provide the basis for a more substantial research grant from another agency.


New Investigators and Established Investigators

Funding Availability

Maximum amount$200,000

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

2 year term – up to 16 grants available

Internal Deadline

to Office of Research.  Please submit your application/proposal along with an OR5 form to

External Deadline

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: to sponsor directly:  February 17, 2015 by 5:00 pm EST

EXTERNAL DEADLINE: to sponsor directly: April 1, 2015 by 5:00 pm EST

How To Apply

Online through the Prostate Cancer Canada website

Information for Co-applicants

If you need to meet a deadline set by the lead institution for this opportunity, please ensure that you provide the Office of Research with at lead 5 days in advance of the lead institution’s deadline to review the application, or your proposed component of the project.  Please be in touch with the ORS (contact information below0 ahead of the deadline if it looks like it will be difficult for you to submit all the required documentation on time (ie, budget, proposal, OR5 form).

For More Information

please go to the Prostate Cancer Canada website.

For Questions, please contact

Jenna Fong, PhD
Manager, Research
416 - 441-2131, Ext. 243 

Ornella McCarron, Grants Officer
Office of Research, Research Support Services
519-824-4120 x52832